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Osteria Trefanti

Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 1789
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“turbot” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (54 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Food
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LOCATION
Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 328 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This meal was exquisite, from the artful presentation, to the unique flavors. Do not miss this small but romantic setting.

Thank pvincer2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found this 5 star restaurant on Trip Advisor and were blown away! The service and food was the best we had in Venice! They treat you like family and the warm atmosphere is perfect for a romantic night out in Venice! I would highly...More

1  Thank gunther311
Reviewed 1 week ago

First rate. This was one of the top two restaurants we visited in Venice. The food was excellent as was the service.

Thank GeorgetteSebastian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this little restaurant by default, when I was looking at it’s predecessor on TripAdvisor; the owner used to run a fish deli near the market, which got absolutely incredible reviews, and I had to use a bit of detective work to track this...More

Thank StormyWind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found the restaurant on Tripadvisor and booked it for my son’s birthday dinner. Tried baccala for the first time...fabulous!!! They even accommodated one of the party who’s not into seafood by preparing a simple pasta dish for her. An absolutely fabulous experience!!!

Thank Angeline N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely small privately owned canal side restaurant, just a couple of hundred yards from the Grand Canal and railway station. Warmly welcomed a table was prepared and ready for us in a few minutes , we hadn`t booked, and the food was quite delicious, the...More

Thank Lambourntraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Local send us here and I think is one of the best restaurants in Venice. The oysters were amazing the Venetian food is amazing and also the staff. I really recommend this place if you want eat good in Venice and try the local food.

Thank Ruxy0268
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our best meal in Venice BY FAR. We selected several restaurants ranked highly on TA but this one is far above the rest. The flavours are beautifully balanced and the service is excellent. Our waiters were also very helpful with wine pairings per...More

Thank spacewalker
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The Santa Croce district, not too far away from the Santa Lucia train station, makes you feel that Venice is still inhabited by Venetians. I especially fell in love with the Rio Marin neighbourhood, and considered myself very privileged to have found Osteria Trefanti there....More

4  Thank carpediem488
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We came across this place on trip advisor and thought we would try find it. Very small little place but the service was great and the food was amazing! We managed to walk in but would highly recommend booking a table!

1  Thank Dbroderick125
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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
cars and buses close to the center of Venice.
Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
palaces and former industrial buildings house some
departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
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Slipperydickswifey
12 September 2018|
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Response from Sudipto65 | Reviewed this property |
I would say around 100 EUR with a bottle of wine
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Dee P
5 June 2018|
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Response from steveseldo | Reviewed this property |
No. It's relatively casual. No shorts and flip flops but anything else is okay. Cozy small place with a very small menu.
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Kate M
7 February 2018|
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Response from Theduchessofw | Reviewed this property |
I also think they would do anything you asked ! Your children will be very looked after ! Food is fabulous 👍👍👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Marin, 888, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 1789
  • E-mail
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